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William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

Bremerton Airplane Service Certificate of Flight

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2020-00-00-27
Content Description This small collection consists of a single item: a Bremerton Airplane Service Certificate of Flight dated August 17, 1919. The certificate reads "This is to certify that Miss Irene Petersen Made A Flight Over the City of Bremerton as a Passenger in a Boeing Airplane." It is signed by pilot "Maroney TT."

Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-01-20
Contents of the Collection The Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection is comprised of materials relating to Daniel’s 26-year career as photographer and videographer at the Boeing Company. The collection primarily consists of photographic materials and assorted documents relating to Daniel’s career, as well as seven films, all ranging from the late 1920s to early 1960s.The photographs, which are comprised of 95 black-and-white prints, nine color prints, 22 negatives, and three transparencies, consist of official...

The James H. Dilonardo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-01-21
Abstract James H. Dilonardo was a local aviation enthusiast strongly tied to Boeing Field and The Museum of Flight. His collection consits of photographs, textual materials, sound recordings, and film largely related to aviation in Seattle, Washington and the Pacific Northwest.

Harry R. Mankins Film Collection

 Collection — Box: Film Box 6, Reel: 1
Identifier: 1999-03-02-A
Contents of the Collection The Harry R. Mankins Film Collection is a small collection containing one film reel from circa 1930s-1940s of various military aircraft and airliners flying around the Seattle, Washington area. Aircraft pictured include the Boeing XB-15, XB-17, 247, and 314 Clipper prototype; Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boats; and a United Airlines Douglas DC-3 "Mainliner" aircraft. Passengers, flight attendants, and flight and ground crew are featured in a few shots. Other scenes include a brief aerial...

Karl Martinez Dash-80 Barrel Roll Film

 Collection — Box: Film Box 1, Reel: 1
Identifier: 1993-05-29
Contents of the Collection The Karl Martinez Dash-80 Film consists of one home movie-style film of Boeing Company test pilot Alvin “Tex” Johnston performing a barrel roll of the Boeing 367-80, a prototype of the Boeing 707, over the 1955 Seafair Gold Cup Hydroplane races.The footage begins with scenes of hydroplanes and boats on Lake Washington, spectators on boats, and a U.S. Navy airship with the text "Join the U.S. Naval Air Reserve / Be a Naval Aviation Cadet" on its gasbag. The barrel roll footage begins...

Franklin W. Minert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-11-23
Overview Franklin Minert was a test pilot and boom operator at the Boeing Company from 1943-1970. The collection contains photographic, textual and audiovisual materials relating to his career.

Signed Group Portrait of African American "Rosie the Riveters"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2018-00-00-24
Contents of the Collection The collection consists of a single black-and-white group portrait of eight (8) female African American Boeing assembly workers. It is likely the women worked at the Boeing Renton facility, circa 1940s. The women are posed in front of a Boeing B-29 Superfortress and each has signed the photograph with their name: Back row, left to right: Louise Williams, [illegible], Velma Glass Johnson, Florence Thomas; Front row, left to right: Katie Jeffries, Althea Skelton, Ella Mae, Mary...

Marie Vincent Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize 2019- , oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-09-28
Content Description The Marie Vincent Photograph Collection is a small collection consisting of two 11x14-inch hand-tinted, black-and-white photographs from approximately the late 1930s. The photographs depict two airplanes, the Boeing Y1B-17A and Beech C-45 Expeditor respecitvley. The B-17 is shown in flight over Mount Rainier, Washington. The C-45 is also depicted in flight though over unidentified mountains.

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